Get ready to start dishing out overtime to your techs

New rules from the Department of Labor (DOL) could have a big impact on how IT employees are paid overtime – and your company’s bottom line. And before you think, “No one in my department is overtime eligible,” know this: They might be soon. 

Bill would eliminate overtime pay for IT workers

IT jobs often require long hours, and while some technical positions are considered exempt from overtime pay, workers in other jobs are rewarded with OT. However, a new proposal in Congress would make nearly all IT professionals exempt. 

Judge: Technical writers owed overtime

One common employment law mistake businesses make: assuming all employees who work with technology are exempt from overtime.

Are your IT staffers owed overtime?

Employees in a company’s IT department are often exempt from overtime pay — but not always. And misclassifying workers could lead to big legal problems.